• January 05, 2011
    By Jon Garelick

    The English Beat peppered their two-hour-plus show with comments about the ’80s at Johnny D’s Tuesday night, but you wouldn’t call what they had to say about Margaret Thatcher nostalgic, exactly, though references to Boston’s late Channel nightclub were. And it was a Channel crowd — both age-wise and in alcohol consumption (a friend said that a waitress had commented, “It’s like New Year’s Eve in here”).

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